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UTB Wins First All Round 2 Matches at PAITCC

MILWAUKEE, WI, December 28, 2010

The UTB Chess Teams swept all of its matches in the Second Round of the 2010 Pan American Intercollegiate Team Chess Championships here Tuesday. Both the "A" and "B" team are now 2-0 after the first two rounds.

The tournament began Monday. Each team will play six rounds, with the final round scheduled at 10 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 30.

UTB  "A" team (2612 average rating) def. Stanford University (2211), 4.0-0.0
#1 Board: GM Timur Gareyev def. Daniel Schwarz
#2 Board: GM Axel Bachmann def. Vaishna Aradhyula
#3 Board: GM Mauricio Flores def. Christopher De Sa
#4 Board: IM Max Cornejo def. Joshua A. Bowman

UTB "B" team (2247) def. Madison Area Technical College (1022), 4.0-0-0
#1 Board: IM Alfonso Almeida def. RJ Swedlow
#2 Board: WGM-Elect Nadya Ortiz def. Matthew Dziedzic
#3 Board: WIM Luciana Morales def. Ryan T. Rodenkirch
#4 Board: Arturo Gracia Jr. def. Dan Schott

In Round 3, the "A" team will face Texas Tech University "A" team and the "B" team will play Stanford in matches that begin at 5 p.m. Tuesday

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